Brazil LNG imports in August rise

Brazil LNG imports in August rise

LNG imports to Brazil in August showed a 48% increase to 1.497 mcm after the July figures showed 1.010 mcm.

The rise in imports came about due to the weather conditions that have seen the nation’s hydroelectric reservoirs dip to critical lows which left Brazil with no choice but to buy LNG for power generation, sources told Platts.

The August imports were the second highest after March 2014 when Brazil imported 1.504 mcm of LNG due to draught conditions earlier in the year and the football world cup that followed.

In the first eight months Brazil’s LNG imports have totaled 9.3 mcm, which is more than 25% up on the same period 2013. This is seen as a result of severe draught conditions and nation’s demand for electricity.


LNG World News Staff, September 3, 2014; Image: Awilco

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

One thought on “Brazil LNG imports in August rise”

Comments are closed.


<< Apr 2019 >>
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 1 2 3 4 5

Downstream 2019

Renowned as the most significant global meeting place for Downstream professionals…

read more >

Central and Eastern Europe SSLNG Forum

SSLNG projects are important for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) because they offer opportunities for solving issues…

read more >

Klaipeda LNG Forum 2019

Klaipėda LNG forum 2019 organised by Klaipėda Science and Technology Park, Klaipėdos nafta and Embassy of the Netherlands will take place on the 15-16 May at Klaipėda Castle’s site hall, Lithuania.

read more >

Flame 2019

Flame is Europe’s largest gathering of midstream gas & LNG players, bringing together everyone who matters – from producers to utilities, purchasers, infrastructure providers, traders, regulators and policy makers.


More info

read more >